Alarms & Alarm Permits
In Burlington, to maintain a monitored security alarm, a permit is required. Details are below.
The City of Burlington Ordinance relating to the Regulation of Security Alarm Systems, as revised and signed by the Mayor on July 14, 2004, is attached. The annual permit fee of $36.00 is billed in July of each year. New permits are assessed on a pro-rated basis of $3.00/month through June 30th. It is the owners’ responsibility to ensure that current emergency contact information is provided to the Department. Please inform those who will be operating or testing your alarm system that there are response charges that will be assessed per the enclosed ordinance. Response charges shall be assessed as follows for the period between July 1 and June 30: